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Nov 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
before tuesday's election. it's the october johns report from the government will be released in just about 90 mosts. both the obama campaign and the romney campaign hope the numbers will boost those economic arguments they've been making through this campaign and right into the final days of the race. we have complete coverage of what to expect this morning. let's begin with christine. she's got a look at what we could see. >> could see an unemployment rate that kicks up to about 7.9%. that's the forecast of economists surveyed by cnn money, soledad. 125,000 jobs added overall. for net new job creation. the important thing here is the trend. and it is the trend that has been so important to american families. american workers. and the two political campaigns, quite frankly. the president took office with unemployment rate at 7.8%, soledad. and then embarked on a massive stimulus plan and unemployment rate kept rising to 10%. but then started to come down. started to come down and is now back at 7.8%. and we got that number, of course, last month. and that was a big surprise overall.
Oct 31, 2012 4:00am PDT
we can do it better to prevent it the next time. >> i think not just government officials need to learn a lot, soledad you and i were both in zone "a," the evacuation zone and everyone talked about the worst case scenario. one of the things they said was flooding. we could see the subways flood. we could see power go out here. and that's what ended up happening. next time we get these warnings people are going to listen much more closely. >> it was interesting that governor cuomo said that we should think about maybe building a levee in around parts of manhattan. i mean he said that, sounds like a pretty good idea. i know that new orleans, when this happened, that they took some -- they redid everything. >> and remember that's new orleans consistently getting hammered by hurricanes and that's not really what we experience here. last year and this year -- >> and new orleans is low -- >> when so much is at stake here. i'm not suggesting that there's more at stake in new york than anywhere else. the stock exchange, the financial district. i mean, new york, parts of new york are th
Oct 29, 2012 4:00am PDT
've heard from our local governments, they're working well. shelters are open, and people are staying off the roads. so all we're telling people right now soledad is be a good neighbor, keep your radios on, your transistor radios, listen to what's going on and help one another and we'll get through this just fine. >> i'm glad to hear that people are heeding those warnings. thank you for talking with us. >> okay. thanks, soledad. >> want to remind everybody if you want to send us pictures of what it looks like where you are go ahead and tweet them to us. @soledad o'brien. no apostrophe. or @startingptcnn. give us your name, obviously and what we're seeing where you are. we got to take a short break. when we come back in just a moment we're going to continue our rolling coverage of hurricane sandy. the rains lessened a little bit here in new york city. but other places down south not so fortunate at this hour. we'll check in with our reporters up and down the eastern seaboard when we're back. [ female announcer ] today, jason is here to volunteer to help those in need. when a twinge of back
Oct 30, 2012 4:00am PDT
to state and local governments for response. individuals in these immediate declared areas can start registering for assistance by calling 1-800-621-fema or going to and start the registration process. we know there are people in counties that have not yet been declared. we will be adding on additional counties throughout the day, and probably over the next several days. really are still in response mode. and what people can do to really help right now if you're in the area, if you're not somewhere that's safe, stay inside. going outside is probably the one thing the responders would ask you, stay inside, stay safe. this is a response situation. as you're pointing out, this is not over. we still have more weather to deal with. hopefully people will be able to stay safe until we can get to the other side of this storm. >> so are you saying that in new york and connecticut have been declared disasters, this means that funds will be freed up? how much money are the people who you know in the areas around us have lost a lot. how much money will they be able to get
Nov 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
, contraception and the government's role in providing for the poor. >> the life issues, which many catholics, most catholics hold dear and central to their faith, but then there's this bloef that remains that within the democratic party somehow cares for the poor better. i just think it comes down to that tepgs. >> reporter: how big a role does your catholic religion play in your vote? >> i think it's big. i'm an ex-nun. and i -- the group of nuns that i'm associated with to this day are pushing for obama. >> is the pro choice stance difficult for you to reconcile? >> it was difficult. it bothered me for a long, long time. >> as did the same-sex marriage iss issue, both of which she ultimately looked past. but for catholics like ellen marcum and her daughter, dawn, some are nonnegotiable. >> i'm very pro life. and i want an administration that supports that view. sanctity of life and sanctity of marriage. >> reporter: and this year it's gotten even more interesting. u.s. conference of catholic bishops has been extremely vocal in its opposition to the obama administration rule, requiring to p
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